Google is upgrading its search infrastructure and it's being really shady about it."For the last several months, a large team of Googlers has been working on a secret project: a next-generation architecture for Google's web search," the post reads, making it all sound vaguely like some kind of elf workshop.
The user interface is unchanged.Developers are encouraged to try out the new technology and then offer feedback by including the word "caffeine" in Google's feedback text field, secret-password-style.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt that he isn't particularly worried about Bing. But it's hard to not look at a shadowy blog post about under-the-radar upgrades to Google's search index and not take it as a Googly way of saying, "game on."